The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC021621

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.


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Business Development Partner

  • Full time
  • £40,667
  • Head Office G33 6FB - Home based but travel throughout Scotland may occasionally be required
  • Closing 22nd February 2022

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is seeking a Business Development Partner to join our Development Team. The successful candidate will be values driven and will share our organisations commitment to deliver the best personalised support that helps people achieve the things that matter to them.

This is an exciting time to join Scotland`s largest third sector social care provider and the post holder will play a crucial role in ensuring that we continue to growth and successfully navigate the changing social care commissioning landscape.

The successful candidate will bring direct experience of working in a business development role and will have a proven track record of income generation within the health and social care sector. You will have excellent analytical, communication and written skills and will be responsible for producing high quality tender submissions, grant applications and marketing materials. You will also have excellent planning, time management and organisational skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

The role is home based but travel throughout Scotland may occasionally be required. We place a strong focus on continual professional development and the post holder will have access to a wide range of training opportunities. Having fun is important to us too! As well as a competitive salary, the organisation offers generous benefits including enhanced pension contributions and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to over 850 high street and online discounts.

Having a Full clean driving license and access to a car is desirable.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the Business Development Partner role please contact Stephen Plunkett (TRFS Head of Development) at splunkett@trfs.org.uk

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Top job! Area Manager

  • Full time
  • £53,892
  • Highlands (Regional Offices / Services & Home Based as required)
  • Closing 28th June 2022

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is Scotland largest social care provider supporting individuals across Scotland.

We have a great opportunity available for an Area Manager, this is a senior management post responsible for the development of new and existing services, across the Highlands. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing positive working relationships with stakeholders, as well as ensuring TRFS is effectively represented within key partnership forums.

The post-holder will contribute to the development and management of existing services, ensuring they meet and exceed regulatory requirements, while assisting the Executive Director to develop and implement strategic plans in line with the programme of continual development in both practice and policy.

The Area Manager will provide dynamic and proactive leadership to their staff and management teams supporting their development and ensuring key performance targets are met across the services. Alongside this you will also manage a range of resources, including Finance and Administration to meet service and organisational demands.

Previous experience of a wide range of care and support needs across a range of service models is essential. Experience of developing and delivering complex needs and challenging behaviour supports would also be highly advantageous. This could be a great post for someone who has the relevant experience and is looking for an exciting and rewarding career challenge.

You will also be required to undertake on-call shifts, as apart of the Senior Management rota.

It is essential that the post holder holds a relevant qualification for the post as defined by the SSSC - RMA or equivalent (or working towards this) along with an SVQ Level 4 or recognized professional qualification.

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Support Practitioners

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,294
  • Glenrothes – KY7
  • Closing 6th July 2022

We are hiring in Fife.

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides personalised and outcome-focused support to over 2800 individuals in their own homes across Scotland, making us the country`s largest provider of social care. We support individuals with a variety of different needs such as physical and/or learning disabilities, ongoing mental health issues, alcohol or substance abuse and autism. Some of the people we support can present challenging behaviour or require a high level of personal care. We are a Scottish Living Wage and Disability Confident employer.

We are recruiting for care staff to join our teams across Fife. We are looking for immediate starts and have full time, part time and bank (flexible) positions available. Most of our roles consist of day shifts, however some vacancies cover 24hour services and therefore have a mixture of day, evening and sleepover shifts.

No previous experience in care is required as we provide full in-house training to all new staff members and will even finance you to achieve your SVQ Level 2, so even if this is a new career path for you, we would love to meet you. What matters most is that you have the right values and the right attitude.

At this time we are looking for individuals with full driving licences and access to own vehicles. You will be paid for travel time while on shift and there is also a 45p per mile fuel reimbursement.

Your responsibilities will depend on the needs of the individuals that you support and can include:

• Social Support - Assisting individuals to engage with their communities by planning and attending outings to various clubs and leisure activities such as day centres, bowling, cinema, swimming etc.

• Medical Support - Administering and monitoring medication.

• Personal Care - Assist people to maintain their wellbeing by promoting their personal care which would include assistance with showering/bathing, dressing, arranging visits with professionals such as dentists, doctors or opticians, assisting with incontinence care.

• Practical Support - Helping people to maintain their tenancy by encouraging daily household tasks such as general housework, laundry, ironing, cooking, shopping.

Benefits:

-TRFS rewards scheme (which includes cash-back and discounts at a variety of high street and online retailers),

-Paid travel during shifts and 45p per mile fuel allowance,

-Continuous in-house training opportunities and chances to further your career in social care,

-Refer a Friend scheme- £150 reward for successfully referring a friend, family member or colleague,

-Free Membership of Glasgow Credit Union,

-HSF Health Care plan,

-Counselling & Life Works service.

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Quality and Improvement Partner

  • Full time
  • £38,609
  • Home Based & Frequent Travel when required
  • Closing 26th July 2022

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland (TRFS) is seeking a Quality and Improvement Partner to join our Development Team.

As a Quality and Improvement Partner you will have a varied and dynamic remit focused on helping TRFS to continually deliver high quality services that reflect both best practice standards and the needs and preferences of the people we support, their families, and other key stakeholders.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation helping them to: implement and comply with our Quality Framework; audit and evaluate services; design / implement effective continuous improvement plans and processes. You will also champion co-production and the active involvement of people we support in quality and organisational development processes.

As a Quality and Improvement Partner you will also support innovation by helping TRFS to design and test new models of support. You will ensure that we gather comprehensive and accurate performance data and share evidence that demonstrates how we help people to achieve the outcomes that matter to them.

The successful candidate will be values driven and will have direct experience of working in a quality and improvement focused role within the social care / health sector. They will bring knowledge of evaluation and improvement methods, excellent research, analysis and communication skills, and a proven ability to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders (including supported people).

The role is home based but travel throughout Scotland will be required. We place a strong focus on continual professional development and the post holder will have access to a wide range of training opportunities. Having fun is important to us too! In addition to a competitive salary, the organisation offers generous benefits including enhanced pension contributions and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to over 850 high street and online discounts.

Having a full clean driving license and access to a car is desirable.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the Quality and Improvement Partner role please contact Stephen Plunkett (TRFS Head of Development) at splunkett@trfs.org.uk

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Top job! Head of Human Resources

  • Full time
  • £52,647
  • Head Office / Home Based with travel as required – G33 6FB
  • Closing 16th August 2022

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is the leading provider of care services, supporting people with a broad range of needs across Scotland. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Human Resources department for a Head of HR and we are looking for a dynamic HR professional to join the Senior Management team to help drive forward the strategy.

The post holder will work in close partnership with the CEO, Directorate and members of the Senior Management team to provide strategic advice and guidance, ensuring the organisation operates in keeping with employment law requirements and best practice.

The Head of HR will also have day to day management responsibility for the HR team, ensuring that the diverse range of tasks and priorities of the Strategic Plan are met.

To succeed in this role you will have previous HR Management experience, preferably with an understanding of the Care Sector. You will be a strategic decision-maker, who can act innovatively whilst exercising judgement and be able to communicate effectively at all levels.

You will have a CIPD Qualification (Chartered member) and be comfortable working with complex employment law matters and TUPE.

As well as a competitive salary, the organisation offers generous benefits including enhanced pension contributions and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to over 850 high street and online discounts. Home or office options are available and will be discussed at interview.

Having a bit of fun along the way is also important to us!

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Learning and Development Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £32,951
  • Home Based and Regional Services/Offices IV1 1HT
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Learning and Development professional to join our organisation within our North of Scotland region.

The Learning and Development Co-ordinator role is key to supporting our organisational strategic goals and upholding our core values through the provision of learning and development opportunities for staff.

We offer a variety of general training courses to our staff including inductions, health and safety courses, and topics specific to the Health and Social Care services we provide, such as Active Support and other aspects of vocational support/care practice. We provide bespoke training courses across a range of settings including positive behaviour support through CALM practices, safeguarding, support planning, and medication training.

The post is a blend of home-based working and classroom-based training delivery. A willingness to travel and flexibility are all essential for this role.

You will design, deliver and co-ordinate innovative and flexible learning and development solutions. You will be an excellent communicator and skilled facilitator, engaging and involving learners, enabling others to thrive in their work by supporting the achievement of learning outcomes and development opportunities. The applicant should have previous experience of delivering theoretical and practical training.

You will have a service orientated approach and excellent organisational skills, and work as part of a remote team based across Scotland and within the region. You will be a highly creative and innovative thinker with strong project management, interpersonal and influencing skills a high level of digital proficiency and technical ability.

Having a relevant professional qualification and/or experience, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their specialist knowledge and skills in the development and delivery of training in the classroom, virtually, and through other digital platforms.

Knowledge or experience of the health and social care sector is beneficial, but not essential.

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Peripatetic Work Place Internal Verifier/Assessor (National)

  • Part time
  • £25,905 pro-rata
  • Home & Regional Offices – G33 6FB
  • Closing 19th October 2022

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides personalised and outcome-focused support to individuals either in their own homes, shared accommodation, or care home environments across Scotland, making us the country`s largest provider of social care. We support individuals with a variety of different needs such as physical and/or learning disabilities, mental health, alcohol or substance abuse and autism.

We are currently looking to recruit an SVQ Internal Verifier/Assessor to work remotely with our internal SQA Approved Centre nationally, across all regions, to support our staff to gain their qualifications in SVQ Level 2, 3 or 4 Social Services and Healthcare. You will join our exceptional team, which was awarded “high confidence” from SQA and “outstanding” feedback in our latest external verifications.

Our IV/Assessor posts are crucial to the delivery of quality learning opportunities within the organisation for a high quality and professional workforce. The post holder will be a part of the Learning and Development team, taking forward the SVQ agenda within organisation in order to meet SSSC requirements regarding registration of the workforce.

Flexibility and willingness to travel are essential to the role, which involves a combination of remote home-based working and travel to our services/office locations. We support candidates to complete most of their awards remotely via e-portfolio, but travel is required for direct observations and to support candidates.

You must have a valid UK driving licence and access to your own car.

The post requires you to have a minimum of an SVQ 3 in care, or equivalent, and an SVQ assessor`s and internal verifiers award. You will have the qualifications to assess and internally verify awards at this level, or the commitment to achieve this within 12 months. Whilst applicants must hold these qualifications, a level 4 and/or equivalent qualification in Childcare would be an advantage.

Successful candidates will need to be comfortable and confident in the use of online tools such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and MS Office. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for remote working.

A sound value base is essential, as is the belief in a person-centred approach to supporting people. You will have knowledge and experience of the SVQ process and of assessing learning needs and be able to work as part of a team and under pressure

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